A Puff of Absurdity: The 1619 Project

From the opening: “The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country‚Äôs history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans

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A Puff of Absurdity: IPCC – On Land Use

The most recent IPCC special report is on “desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems”. The video at Lorne’s post does a nice summary, and Climate and Capitalism has a thorough run-down, but Mound‘s has more flavour to it. GlobalEcoGuy has some

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